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Head of State: Premier Li Keqiang
Chief of State: President XI Jinping

InequalIty in Focus - World Bank

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leadership of former president Hu Jintao and. Wen, the former premier. ... Despite these policies, income inequality in China has in recent years remained ... poverty based on the CHIP survey data can be found in Rising. Inequality in China: ...

China moves to curb rising income inequality - Feb. 5, 2013

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Feb 5, 2013 ... Growing income inequality is a problem for China's communist government. ... designed to help close the gap between the poor and the country's rapidly ... The minimum wage will be boosted in most parts of the country to 40% of ... graft and embezzlement have embarrassed the country's top leadership.

China Must Address Inequality to Be a Global Superpower - US News

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Dec 10, 2012 ... Chinese senior leaders Hu Jintao, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Jia Qinglin, ... You can visit her homepage here and follow her on Twitter @Prof_Rehman. ... The problem is that in order to close the income gap, the Chinese ...

Survey in China Shows a Wide Gap in Income - The New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2013/07/20/world/asia/survey-in-china-shows-wide-income-gap.html

Jul 19, 2013 ... Ordinary Chinese are increasingly resentful of wealth being accumulated ... wealth of the richest Chinese and of the families of China's leaders.

Income inequality on the rise in China - Al Jazeera English

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Jan 12, 2013 ... China's GDP has increased, but so has the gap between its wealthiest and poorest people [Jenni .... Income inequality will be one of the main challenges facing the country's new leaders, who will formally take power in March.

Inequality in China: An Overview - Oxford Journals

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Jul 18, 2013 ... How well can China's income inequality be measured? .... Many of these people are temporary migrants who retain close links with their .... In common with leaders in many other countries, China's leadership is concerned ...

Income inequality in China and the urban-rural divide - Journalist's ...

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Aug 19, 2014 ... China's income inequality started rising when the country's former leader Deng Xiaoping launched market-oriented reforms and opened the ...

Will the GOP Finally Talk About the Income Gap? - The Atlantic

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Jan 26, 2015 ... There was Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on 60 Minutes Sunday, ... Then we'll know if the fight to close the income gap has really been joined. .... China's stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive ...

17 Things We Learned About Income Inequality in 2014 - The Atlantic

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Dec 23, 2014 ... That means that income inequality is not a new concept. .... But for the most part, regardless of party, political leaders agreed that growing income inequality and a ... When it comes to closing the gap between the rich and the poor, ... as China's and India's), middle class Americans will benefit from better a...

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China's Leaders Say They Want to Close the Income Gap - Bloomberg

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Feb 6, 2013 ... China's Leaders Say They Want to Close the Income Gap ... Xi, who will soon become China's president, went to a poor village in Gansu and ...

China's Income Inequality Surpasses U.S., Posing Risk for Xi ...

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Apr 29, 2014 ... The growing wealth disparity that accompanied China's breakneck growth in the ... China's system is changing very fast and “those who can take advantage of the ... On June 4, 1989, Chinese leaders ordered the army to clear ...

China's income gap solution: Too little, too late? - Fortune

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Feb 15, 2013 ... Until China's Communist Party can convince the people that it values ... of income inequality has risen to the top of the new leadership's policy ...

China Tries to Shut Rising Income Gap - WSJ

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Dec 10, 2012 ... As China's economy grows, the gap between the rich and poor ... Gatley tells Deborah Kan why closing China's income gap will pose new challenges. By .... He figure that China's new leaders would press for further changes ...

China's New Income Inequality Reform Plan and Implications for ...

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Mar 12, 2013 ... leadership as it seeks to maintain a grip on power. ... In this way, ordinary Chinese can easily see evidence of ... and just half that of the United States.10 Closing the income gap in China is especially important because.